Our Assignments


IOD PARC works globally. We have staff based in the UK, Nepal, Australia and France. We partner with our broad and well-established network of partner agencies, associates and locally based consultants to provide comprehensive and context-specific service to our clients. Over the last 22 years, IOD PARC has worked on over 1000 assignments in more than 100 countries world-wide.

Example Assignments

Multilateral Organization Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) Assessments


Location: Global

Date:2015 - 2022

Through its Secretariat, MOPAN – a network of 18 of the largest official development assistance contributor states – contracted IOD PARC to support methodology development (MOPAN 3.0) and undertake the 2015/16, 2017/18 and 2019 MOPAN organisational assessments. Over this period, IOD PARC undertook 31 MOPAN assessments of UN and non-UN funds and International Financial Institutions (including development banks) and UN specialised agencies and programmes. Using...

Evaluation of the Division of Specialized Operational Support (DSOS)

Client:United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS)

Location: Global

Date:2021 - 2022

IOD PARC was commissioned under our long-term arrangement for provision of evaluation services with UNDSS to conduct an independent evaluation to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of its Division of Specialized Operational Support in delivering on their global mandate to provide security and safety support to UN agencies and staff. Conducted over a three-month period (Oct to Dec 2021) the evaluation was highly participatory, engaging...

External evaluation of the prospective country evaluations (PCEs)

Client:Global Fund

Location: Cambodia the Democratic Republic of Congo Guatemala Mozambique Myanmar Senegal Sudan Uganda

Date:2021 - 2023

In 2016, the Global Fund Board endorsed the decision for the Global Fund Technical Reference Group (TERG) to be allocated $22 million to implement the Prospective Country Evaluations (PCEs) for a three-year period , as part of its mandate to provide comprehensive assessment of the implementation and the impact of the Global Fund Strategy 2017-22 “Investing to End Epidemics”. In 2021, IOD PARC completed an...

Country Health Situation Room Evaluation


Location: Kenya Malawi Uganda Zimbabwe Côte d’Ivoire Lesotho Mozambique Namibia Zambia


The Health Situation Room is a digital platform that visually displays HIV and health related data with the aim of supporting decision-making at programming level in countries. IOD PARC in partnership with IMC Worldwide conducted an evaluation for UNAID’s organizational learning and accountability through an assessment of the Health Situation Room’s relevance, effectiveness and sustainability.

Effective Partnership Review and Action Plan


Location: Global


Supporting the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Secretariat to review effectiveness of GPE partnerships at national and global levels, and to design and test partnership assessment tools.

Development of an Integrated Results Management Framework

Client:Green Climate Fund

Location: Global

Date:2019 - 2020

IOD PARC are supporting the strengthening and streamlining of the Green Climate Fund’s global results architecture.

Proof of Concept study of the Commercial Pocket Approach to building the resilience of farmers in Nepal


Location: Nepal


Building the knowledge base for a Nepal programme under DFID’s global ‘Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters’ (BRACED) programme, which supports Nepali farmers in the use of climate smart technologies and the enabling environment for year-round trade.

Annual Assessment of Results for the New Zealand Aid Programme in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Client:New Zealand - Foreign Affairs & Trade

Location: New Zealand

Date:2015 - 2019

Meta-evaluation of the robustness of MFAT’s internal activity monitoring and completion reports.

Evaluation Quality Assurance and Learning Service (EQuALS)

Client:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Location: Global

Date:2016 - 2025

A service that can be accessed for all evaluations of overseas development assistance expenditure across UK government departments.

Covid-19 in Gaza: Community Practices in Refugee Camps

Client:ELRHA and DFID

Location: Palestine


Currently participating in a rapid research project led by Bath University with the European University Institute in Florence that seeks to better understand public health messaging on Covid-19 in Gaza refugee camps.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Unit – DFID Nepal Resilience Portfolio


Location: Nepal

Date:2017 - 2023

Leading a consortium to run DFID Nepal’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Unit across their Climate Smart Development for Nepal and Strengthening Disaster Resilience in Nepal portfolios.

Capacity assessment tool for UNICEF’s WASH emergency preparedness and response, and documentation of best practices.


Location: Philippines East Asia Pacific Region


Supporting UNICEF’s WASH emergency preparedness and response capacity in the East Asia and Pacific Regions

Joint Evaluation of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness

Client:Multi-donor Group supported by an Evaluation Secretariat

Location: Global

Date:2009 - 2011

The global Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness is a joint international statement and partnership commitment to improve the quality of aid and its impact on development.

Targeted Country Assistance (TCA) Country Assessments

Client:GAVI Alliance

Location: Myanmar Nigeria Democratic Republic of Congo Papua New Guinea Zambia Ethiopia

Date:2018 - 2019

Country Assessments and Meta Review examining the TCA component of GAVI’s Partnership Engagement Framework.

Independent Evaluation of the Implementation of the Development and Business Delivery Model of the African Development Bank

Client:African Development Bank

Location: Africa

Date:2018 - 2019

Supporting the African Development Bank’s reform programme designed to improve its operational efficacy in pursuit of its top five internal priorities.

MOPAN Learning – Partnership Case Study: FAO, IFAD and WFP


Location: Madagascar Bangladesh Jordan Egypt


IOD PARC worked with the MOPAN Secretariat to develop a case study about the concept of partnership in development, focused on the three Rome-based UN Agencies: FAO, IFAD and WFP

Measuring European Investment Bank Results – Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment

Client:European Investment Bank

Location: Luxembourg

Date:2018 - 2019

Support for a tailored and flexible approach to measuring gender specific results.

Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation – Barbados

Client:Caribbean Development Bank

Location: Barbados

Date:2019 - 2020

Assessing the Bank’s overall support to its Borrowing Member considering strategy, policy dialogue, projects and technical assistance.